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Ad Libs: 'Double Take' photo contest

There's another opportunity to get your eagle eye recognized at the spiffed-up Palo Alto Art Center: Submit your best photo of Patrick Dougherty's whimsical tree...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 30, 2012
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Ad Libs: Last one standing

What's all this I hear about arts being in trouble in the schools? Why, this mural was doing just fine at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park the other day. At...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 19, 2012
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Ad Libs: Last one standing

What's all this I hear about arts being in trouble in the schools? Why, this mural was doing just fine at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park the other day. At...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1551 Views

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Ad Libs: Music in Menlo

Is it a scene at the newly renamed Menlo Hub? Looks that way in a story coming this Friday written by my star intern, Maytal Mark. ... To read the rest of this...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 18, 2012
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Ad Libs: Music in Menlo

Is it a scene at the newly renamed Menlo Hub? Looks that way in a story coming this Friday written by my star intern, Maytal Mark. ... To read the rest of this...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2998 Views

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Implications of Today's Economic News

Today brought two more bits of good economic news. National job growth continued with a gain of 212,000 private sector jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by romney equals BushCheney, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:18 am | 32 comments | 20390 Views

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Implications of Today's Economic News

Today brought two more bits of good economic news. National job growth continued with a gain of 212,000 private sector jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by romney equals BushCheney, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:18 am | 32 comments | 6897 Views

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ON DEADLINE blog: Will side effect of school board retreat be shorter (but better) meetings?

One "news" item out of last week's Palo Alto Board of Education retreat was that future board meetings may well be substantially shorter, more focused and better...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cut-To-the-Chase, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 9714 Views

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ON DEADLINE blog: Will side effect of school board retreat be shorter (but better) meetings?

One "news" item out of last week's Palo Alto Board of Education retreat was that future board meetings may well be substantially shorter, more focused and better...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cut-To-the-Chase, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 5077 Views

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What is ABAG?

ABAG (the Association of Bay Area Governments) is the regional planning agency for the nine-county Bay Area. Voting members of ABAG are the elected officials appointed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 21754 Views

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What is ABAG?

ABAG (the Association of Bay Area Governments) is the regional planning agency for the nine-county Bay Area. Voting members of ABAG are the elected officials appointed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 6039 Views

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Stimulus and the National Economy

A reader asked what I thought of stimulus efforts for the national economy. The economy still suffers from a lack of sufficient demand to more fully employ unemployed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 24 comments | 16855 Views

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Stimulus and the National Economy

A reader asked what I thought of stimulus efforts for the national economy. The economy still suffers from a lack of sufficient demand to more fully employ unemployed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 24 comments | 3709 Views

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California Economy Update

A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget. The overall CA economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 20 comments | 15004 Views

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California Economy Update

A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget. The overall CA economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 20 comments | 1828 Views

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On Deadline: For Palo Alto school officials, transparency is as transparency does

Palo Alto school officials right now are wrestling with the question of what constitutes "transparency" -- including whether a series of private memos between the...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:43 am | 9 comments | 4195 Views

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On Deadline blog: Dwight Bentel presented a contrast to Stanford journalism/communications education

The passing of Dwight Bentel in mid-May at 103 marks the passage of an expansionist era in the education of future journalists -- one with direct parallels, and...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 8172 Views

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On Deadline blog: Dwight Bentel presented a contrast to Stanford journalism/communications education

The passing of Dwight Bentel in mid-May at 103 marks the passage of an expansionist era in the education of future journalists -- one with direct parallels, and...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 3576 Views

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California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
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On Deadline: Citizen watchdogs dig out another 'confidentiality' secret -- but such things go w-a-a-y back

The practice of public administrators sharing "confidential" information with their elected bosses while keeping it from the public has surfaced, with the discovery...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 9 comments | 8350 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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